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Facebook Live Suicides

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/02/08/why-mental-health-professionals-say-live-streaming-suicides-is-a-very-concerning-trend/ A lot of people have either used Facebook live or at least watched one Facebook live stream in the past year. Seamless live-streaming has been a popular addition to the already widely used social media platform. A major problem that has started to occur though with this feature is that ...

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Uber and Greyball

https://www.ft.com/content/2ab3c0e8-0076-11e7-96f8-3700c5664d30 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/03/technology/uber-greyball-program-evade-authorities.html?_r=0 In the midst of sexual harassment allegations, a lawsuit from Google and a video of the CEO talking poorly to a driver, Uber has recently come under fire for yet another controversial action. Since as early as 2014, Uber has been using a program called Greyball to track ...

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Dodd-Frank in the Trump Administration: Repeal, Replace or…Neither?

Bloomberg recently reported, on March 2 2017, that contrary to President Donald Trump’s persistent statements stating the need to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, it may not even happen. (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-02/dismantling-dodd-frank-may-have-to-wait) The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 was established in response to the 2008 financial crisis. ...

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Uber CEO is seeking “leadership help”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/uber-ceo-says-he-needs-leadership-help-after-video-shows-him-slamming-driver-1488347091 About a week ago, the video of the Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arguing with a Uber driver was posted. In the accident, the Uber driver questioned and blamed Kalanick about the fares of Uber black since the driver is not making much money in that the company now has UberX which ...

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